com·​fy | \ ˈkəm(p)-fē How to pronounce comfy (audio) \
comfier; comfiest

Definition of comfy

: comfortable a comfy sofa a comfy routine

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Synonyms & Antonyms for comfy


comfortable, cozy, cushy, easy, snug, soft



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Examples of comfy in a Sentence

couldn't wait to return home and sleep in his own comfy bed customers are not likely to get too comfy in the restaurant's unforgiving chairs

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Interminable schleps, stale $18 sandwiches and seating that makes the cabin on Air Torquemada feel relatively comfy seem to be the norm. Matthew Kronsberg, WSJ, "New Airport Terminals Where Killing Time Has Its Perks," 30 Apr. 2019 Cute and fun but comfy enough to dance around in all day with my friends. Vogue, "These Alt-Models Are Breaking All the Festival Style Stereotypes," 26 Apr. 2019 Tegan and Sara partnered with Teva, the comfy high-low fashion favorite sandal brand. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "Tegan and Sara Collaborated on Rainbow Teva Sandals for Pride Month, and Fans Are Losing It," 22 May 2019 Having guests feel at home begins with a comfy seat in the living room, a juicy cocktail, and talk of what the weekend has in store. Sara-mae Albert, ELLE Decor, "How to Be the Ultimate Weekend Host for Out-of-Town Guests," 15 May 2019 The Office’ from comfy tractor cabs Farmer Aaron Newell in the cab of his tractor on his farm near Fort Dodge, Iowa. Jacob Bunge, WSJ, "Farmers Plow Through Netflix While Plowing Fields," 10 May 2019 By 2014, the iPhone had long since taken up all of Apple’s attention, and so the company quietly put the iPod to bed for good, presumably in a nice, comfy room down the hall from the Zune and the Rio. Andrew Daniels, Popular Mechanics, "Would You Pay $20,000 for an Original iPod?," 9 May 2019 Companies like Domio, Lyric and Sonder lease a number of floors in commercial or residential buildings, stock them with comfy furnishings, then rent them out for short-term stays. Konrad Putzier, WSJ, "Airbnb, Marriott Battle Upstarts for Short-Term Rental Market," 7 May 2019 Super comfy shoe brand Allbirds has basically taken over the internet since its 2016 launch. Shanon Maglente, Good Housekeeping, "Allbirds Just Dropped the Most Comfortable Ballet Flat You'll Ever Wear," 2 May 2019

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First Known Use of comfy

1829, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for comfy

by shortening & alteration — see comfort entry 1

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The first known use of comfy was in 1829

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English Language Learners Definition of comfy

informal : physically comfortable

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